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Time Zone: Johnson County lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Cleburne is the Seat for Johnson County.

Johnson County was founded in 1854. Johnson was created by taking area from Ellis, and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Johnson had a population of 156,997 people. This is an increase of 23.8% since the last Census (which gave a population of 126,811 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Johnson represented 0.61% of the total population of Texas, making it the state's 25th most populous county (out of 254 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
2010150,934+19.02%-3.86% since 2009
2009156,997+23.8%+2.02% since 2008
2008153,889+21.35%+2.91% since 2007
2000126,811The Last Census

More information can be found on the Johnson County Census Page for Johnson County.


Below are some of the communities located in Johnson County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Johnson County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Burleson   36,16920,97672.4% increase  
Cleburne   29,93126,00515.1% increase  
Crowley   12,9207,46773% increase  
Keene   6,4355,00328.62% increase  
Joshua   5,9864,52832.2% increase  

Websites for Johnson County

Official Website:   www.johnsoncountytx.org/

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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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